DIAMOND LEAGUE: TOBI AMUSAN SET NEW AFRICAN RECORD AS SHELLY –ANN FRASER-PRYCE EQUALS WORLD LEADING TIME
World 100m champion Shelly –Ann Fraser-Pryce was in sparkling form Saturday as she equalled this season’s world leading time of 10.67 with a blistering run in the final sprint race at the Diamond’s League’s Annual Meeting de Paris.
Great Britain’s Daryll Neita impressive performance saw her produced a season-best time to finish second behind three time Olympic gold medalist.
In the 200m Olympic champion Luxolo Adams delivered a blistering time 19.82 seconds to clinch Diamond League victory with winning of personal- best Olympic champion Andre De Grasse finished fourth in 30.38.
Nigeria sprinter Tobi Amusan was impressive in her race at Stade Sebastien Charliety in French Capital achieving a new African record of 12.41 seconds. Great Britain’s Cindy Sember managed a third place finish 100m hurdles.
With the spectacular performance during the Diamond League of the 12.41 seconds, it moved her to third in the world in 2022, only behind World Leader Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 12.37 seconds and Alaysha Johnson 12.40 seconds.
Amusan won the Diamond League in Zurich in September 2021, sparkling a sensational African Record and Personal Best of 12.42 seconds.
She won the Commonwealth Games Gold medallist, narrowly missed out on a podium finish at the Olympics after finishing fourth behind Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho- Quinn, America’s Kendra Harrison.